Abstract Submission & Presentations

Abstract Submission Period

Abstract submission site will open from Jan 10 to Feb 19 at 5:00 pm (JST), 2018.

Early-bird Submission Deadline: Feb 5 at 11:59 pm (JST), 2018
Final Submission Deadline: Feb 19 at 5:00 pm(JST), 2018

Abstract Submission Fee

An abstract submission fee is charged to each submission.

JpGU offers a discounted submission rate if you complete your submission and payment by February 5 at 11:59 pm (JST), 2018.

Modification after the payment is also available until before the abstract submission deadline (Feb 19 at 5:00 pm, JST).

Please note that the abstract submission fee is a non refundable fee (except for rejected abstracts).
Learn more aboutAbstract Submission Fee HERE

Guidelines and Regulations

>> Regulation on Abstract Submission
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>> Abstract Submission Guidelines
>> Invited Authors Guidelines

Entry Items to Submit an Abstract
Affiliations You can register up to 50 affiliations/ submission.
Multiple affiliations can be registered to one author.
Within 40 one-byte characters
Authors Name and JpGU ID.
JpGU ID is required to all contributers and presenters.
* If your co-author will not present nor attend the meeting, please use "000000" as his/ her JpGU ID.
Presentation Language Presenters may select their presentation language according to the session language.
* Presentations in EE sessions must be made in English.
The choice for EJ and JJ sessions would be between Japanese and English.
Presentation Format Select "Oral or Poster" or "Poster".
* Oral presentation cannnot be requested.
Presentation format for "Oral and Poster" will be assigned by the session convener.
Session to Submit Select the session you are submitting an abstract from the list.
[NOTE] A presentation may be placed to another session at the convevers discretion.
Abstract Title Entry must be within 120 one-byte characters without line feed.
* Bold, italic, underline, superscript and subscript are available.
[NOTE] Bold is displayed only in the abstract PDF.
Keywords (Optional Item) You can register up to 6 keywords/ submission.
Registration as judges for the Outstanding Student Presentation Award (Optional Item) Please checkmark your section if you agree to be a volunteer judge for OSPA. You will be contacted from the representatives of the section later.
Abstract Body Within 4,000 one-byte characters including spaces.
Image file (Optional Item) JPEG or PNG file (jpg, jpeg,png) less than 1024 KB

Presentation Language

Each session has a language code (EE, EJ or JJ).
This code indicates the presentation language of posters / slides and oral presentations.
Please refer to Session Language for details.
Presenters of EJ and JJ may choose their presentaion language.
Presenters don't need to notify JpGU office their choice of presentaion language in advance.

Abstract Submission

Submission Steps
1.Log in to "My Account Page" with your JpGU ID and password.
2.Open the "Abstract Submission" tab on the left side.
3.Click "My Submission Info" and proceed from the "Submit an Abstract" button.

*JpGU ID is required for the abstract submission.
*Please complete a payment by Feb 5 to receive the early submission discount.


Every year, JpGU issues a press release regarding the meeting outline and highlight presentations.

Aiming to widely promote researches highly acknowledged both scientifically and socially, we 'd like to call for candidates of highlight paper.

Selection procedure is as follows;
1) Presenters submit applications from the designated form
2) Submitted presentations will be reviewed by section board
3) Publicity and Outreach Committee finalizes highlight presentations according to the results from each section board

Selection Criteria
-Must have great impact both scientifically and socially
-Must be a paper worth publishing widely to the public

JpGU will not arrange a press conference nor guarantee a coverage,
however, a direct contact from media may be expected.

This call is for either oral presentation or poster presentation.

We believe press release is a good opportunity to promote your research and encourage applications of papers already published as well as new presentations.

If you wish to apply for a press release, please fill in and submit your application from the designated form below.
*The information will be passed to media staff as it is submitted. Please describe the scientific and social meaning of your presentation briefly and comprehensibly.

Application form

【Deadline: April 6 at 5:00pm JST】

We are waiting for your application.